IOWA SDK Ported to Sub-Dollar Low-Power Microcontroller

IOWA SDK Ported to Sub-Dollar Low-Power Microcontroller

Montpellier, October 14, 2020—IoTerop announces IOWA SDK’s support for Microchip Technology’s AVR128DA48 AVR® microcontroller (MCU) and AVR128DA48 Curiosity Nano evaluation board, making it easier than ever to add advanced Lightweight M2M 1.1 device management services, including provisioning, over-the-air firmware updates, and power-management to new and existing 8-bit deployments.

IOWA enables IoT device management for the most constrained devices:

  • Commission devices using over-the-air key management system, without exposing any key in clear or requiring an expert on-site.
  • Remotely operate devices, including firmware updates, using standard carrier grade certified secure layers.
  • Upload sensor data using standard format over any transport IP (TCP or UDP) or Non-IP (SMS, LoRaWAN, NIDD).
  • Manage MQTT data channels dynamically.

IOWA provides a C application programming interface that hides the complexity of CoAP and LwM2M.It only requires 10 lines of code to create a LwM2M/IPSO compliant sensor and five lines of code to handle a LwM2M compliant firmware update. IOWA SDK is packed with a build system and includes a 450-page documentation, sample code, and logger. IOWA is certified for Ericsson IoT Accelerator, AT&T, and Verizon networks.

IOWA enables designers to build an NB-IoT device quickly while connecting to any LwM2M server, including IoTerop’s ALASKA. Coupled with the ALASKA cloud platform, it enables more than a 15-year battery life.

“The install base of 8-bit solutions, particularly in industries like smart metering and logistics, increasingly understand device management’s necessity. IOWA’s zero-touch device management capabilities help rationalize IoT costs,” declares Hatem Oueslati, CEO, IoTerop.

“IOWA combines advanced device management features, particularly everything related to power management, with a very compact code footprint. This is especially useful for large IoT projects, like smart metering, where energy utilization is key,” says Patrick Porlan, Embedded Software Engineer, IoTerop.

Access IOWA

Click to access the IOWA SDK and associated samples.

Access Microchip Technology Resources

To learn more, visit the AVR DA microcontroller family webpage, AVR128DA48 Curiosity Nano evaluation board webpage or access the AVR128DA48 datasheet, all on Microchip’s website.

About IoTerop

IoTerop’s software revolutionizes IoT, reducing associated costs by providing secure, remote device management. By limiting the resources required to build, deploy, and manage connected-objects, IoTerop enables you to deploy your IoT strategy. IoTerop’s software adheres to the Open Mobile Alliance’s (OMA) Lightweight M2M standard used in hundreds of millions of devices worldwide. IoTerop is an OMA SpecWork’s board member and a significant contributor to the Lightweight M2M standard.

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